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Toepel, M. G.; Kuehn, Hazel L. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book
(1956)

The Wisconsin Constitution,   pp. [221]-[252] PDF (11.1 MB)


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HISTORY OF CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
Subject
IV
IV
IV
V
IV
V
V
I
IV
VII
XI
VII
VIII
IV
IV
IV
IV
III
VI
VII
XIII
X
  First
Approval
    4
    5
    11
    5
    21
    5
    9
    8
31, 32
    4
    3
    4
    2
    4
    5
    11
    21
    1
    4
    12
    1
    1
Assemblymen chosen biennially
Senators chosen quadrennially
Biennial sessions.....................
Governor's salary change from
    $1,250 to $2,500....................
*Legislator's salary changed to
    $350 per annum...................
*Governor's salary increased to
    $5,000o .............................................
*Lt. Governor's salary changed
    to $1,000..........................
*Against grand jury system ............
*Prohibited private and local
    laws on 9 subjects.................
 One chief and four associate
    justices of Supreme Court ........
*Limiting indebtedness of
    m unicipialities  ..............................
*One chief and four associate
    justices of Supreme Court ........
*Appropriations only by law ........
*Biennial sessions.....................
*Assemblymen chosen biennially ..
*Senators chosen quadrennially ....
*Compensation of legislators
    changed to $500..................
*Suffrage to colored people
    registration authorized ..............
*Sheriffs and other county officers,
    terms, filling vacancies ............
*Clerk of court, term..................
*Political year, biennial elections
State superintendent, legislature
    may prescribe qualifications
    and  salary ....................................
*Supreme Court composed of
    "Justices of Supreme Court" ....
*Forbidding special incorporation
    of cities..........................
4
Ch.       95
Ch.       95
Ch.      95
Jt. Res.   4
It. Res.   9
Jt. Res.   9
It. Res.   9
Jt. Res.   7
Jt. Res.  13
Jt. Res.   2
Jt. Res. 11
Jt. Res. 10
Pt. Res.   7
Jt. Res. 9S
It. Res. 9S
Pt. Res. 9S
Jt. Res. 9S
Pt. Res. 26A
Jt. Res. 16A
JT. Res. 16A
Pt. Res. 16A
Pt. Res. 34
Pt. Res.   5
Second
Approval
1853
1853
1853
1861
1865
1868
1868
1869
1870
1871
1872
1876
1876
1880
1880
1880
1880
1881
1881
1881
1881
1885
1887
1889
89
89
89
  6
  3
  2
  2
  3
  1
  8
  4
  1
  4
7A
7A
7A
7A
  5
  3
  3
  3
1854
1854
1854
1862
1866
1869
1869
1870
1871
1872
1873
1877
1877
1881
1881
1881
1881
1882
1882
1882
1882
Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
JI. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
Jt. Res.
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1891
Submission
to People
Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
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Ch.
Ch.
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Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
Ch.
  89
  89
  89
202
25
186
186
118
122
111
37
48
158
262
262
262
262
272
290
290
290
1854
1854
1854
1862
1867
1869
1869
1870
1871
1872
1874
1877
1877
1881
1881
1881
1881
1882
1882
1882
1882
357 1887
22 1889
362 1891
Constitution
Art.   Sec.
4 1887
3 1889
Jt. Res.
Vii          4
IV       31
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                   Votes         Total
   Date of                     Vote for
   Election    For    Against Governor
 Nov.  1854     6,549  11,580   ............
 Nov.   1854    6,348  11,885   ............
 Nov.  1854     6,752  11,589   ............
 Nov.  1862    14,519  32,612   ............
 Nov.  1867   58,363   24,418   142,522
 Nov.  1869   47,353   41,764   130,781
 Nov.  1869   47,353   41,764   130,781
 Nov.  1870   48,894   18,606   146,9531
 Nov.  1871   54,087    3,675   147,274
 Nov.  1872   16,272   29,755   ............ 2
 Nov.  1874   66,061    1,509   ............ 2
 Nov.  1877   79,140   16,763   178,122
 Nov.  1877   33,046    3,371   178,122
 Nov.  1881   53,532   13,936   171,856
 Nov.  1881   53,532   13,936   171,856
 Nov.  1881   53,532   13,936  171,856
 Nov.  1881   53,532   13,936   171,856
 Nov.  1882   36,223    5,347   ............ 2
 Nov.  1882   60,091    8,089   ............ 20
 Nov.  1882   60,091    8,089   ............
 Nov.  1882   60,091    8,089   ............2
 Nov.  1888   12,697   18,342  354,714
 Apr.  1889  125,759   14,712  211,1113
Nov.   1892   15,718   9,015   371,559
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